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LSU linebacker Corey Thompson (23) runs interference as LSU safety John Battle (26) runs the interception back while LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, right, shouts instructions during the second half at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Saturday Oct. 21, 2017, in Oxford, Miss.. LSU won 40-24.

LSU moved up three spots to No. 20 in the Amway coaches poll released Sunday and four spots to No. 19 in the AP top 25. 

The Tigers (6-2, 3-1 Southeastern) were off this week and travel to play top-ranked Alabama (8-0, 5-0) on Saturday night in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Coach Ed Orgeron's Tigers carry with them a three-game winning streak. The Crimson Tide has won 29 consecutive regular season games and owns a six-game win streak against LSU. 

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